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The Top Skincare and Beauty ‘Must-Haves’ this Season

January 21, 2019

January is a time to revamp our look (new year new…) and the month of detoxing – including our skin! I know it can be hard to venture out from the products we know and love, but our skin needs different products during different times of the year. If you think your skincare regime is due for a well-deserved fresh start then check out my top skincare and beauty favourites.


Dry Eye Concealer contains Biolin® which floods dry, damaged skin with flora to help repair the skin barrier and seal in moisture. It not only conceals with a skin tone tint but also contains light reflecting particles to help brighten and illuminate the under eye area. Perfect as a go to before your big night out, or simply to prep yourself for the long day ahead!

DRYEYERRP £11.95. Available here.


Balmkind Alphine Rose & Lysine Lip Balm

People forget that lips are also skin and need just as much love and care. Tailored to your lips needs and rich in active ingredients, this balm is designed to keep even the driest of lips nourished and protected. For example, the ingredient Lysine is good for prevention of cold sores.


RRP £13. Available here.

Crazy Rumours

Newly launched in the UK, Crazy Rumours lip balm proves that things in small packages can have big personality. There are many flavours which you can check out in the link below – but Bubblegum is my ultimate fave!


RRP £3.99. Available here.


Do you suffer from cold sores? If so, help is at hand with a new breakthrough treatment that’s launching in the UK. Virulite is a Cold Sore Machine which exposes the cold sore to an infrared, passive light. It’s proven to be more effective than creams and can heal cold sores in just 6 days, instead of 9. 

Virulite Cold Sore Machine

RRP £99.99. Available here.

Carmex Watermelon SPF15

Pucker up for a mouth-watering balm in the juiciest flavour yet. Carmex’s Watermelon lip balm comes in pot form, perfect for popping in your handbag for on-the-go lip emergencies. Trust me, it is an all-time favourite for sure!

carmexRRP £2.69. Available here.


Sun-Chlorella Cream

Want luxurious fresher looking skin? Chlorella is a kind of green algae which grows in fresh water that can be dried and turned into a nutritional supplement. Wake up feeling fresh and ready to start your day with this product.

product_chlorella_creamRRP £59.95. Available here.

Skin Doctors Age-Defying Power Oil

Want to improve the look and feel of your skin in just one week? Need instant results? Use this skincare product prior to your day and night skincare creams, hydrating the deepest skin cells and enhancing the effectiveness of your skincare regime. I couldn’t recommend this enough.

skindoctorsRRP £34.99. Available here.

Emani Perfect 10 Primer

Even under your make up you always need to be careful of what you use; which is why this Emani Perfect 10 Primer is perfect. Infused with 10 different organic extracts to prepare skin for flawless foundation application.

EMAN0013F_1_LRRP £27.95. Available here.


These face masks are the angel sent from heaven! They have a huge range of choices from lips, eyes to an all over mask. The Illuminate mask is especially my favourite – a real ‘glow getter’.


RRP £8. Available here.

Forever Living

This Aloe Bio-Cellulose Mask contains a serum enriched with green tea and horse chestnut to help rejuvenate dull skin and help fight free radicals. It also combats the signs of ageing and soothes to reduce the appearance of redness. Apply and relax for 25/30 minutes and your work here is done.

forevermaskRRP £51 (pack of 5). Available here.



O’Keeffe’s is dedicated to hardworking skin care. When used daily, O’Keeffe’s Skin Repair Body Lotion lasts through showering and is guaranteed to provide relief against extremely dry and itchy skin for up to 48 hours!


RRP £10.99. Available here.

That’s it! That’s my top skincare and beauty ‘must-haves’ for this time of year.

Love Gail,


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